TARA A. RYNIEC, an Associate with the Firm, is a member of the firm’s defense litigation team with a practice focused upon commercial transportation, motor vehicle collisions, premises liability and construction negligence. Ms. Ryniec is an experienced trial lawyer who has tried many cases to verdict and has extensive experience in successfully resolving cases through alternative dispute resolution.
Ms. Ryniec has successfully defended numerous transportation clients, including motor carriers, trucking brokers and truck drivers in cases involving significant injuries and wrongful death. Ms. Ryniec has also represented construction companies, including general contractors and subcontractors, in construction negligence suits as well as defended snow plowing contractors and property owners in snow and ice slip and fall cases.
In addition to handling and resolving a variety of general and commercial negligence cases, Ms. Ryniec has also successfully litigated cases related to insurance coverage, including successfully arguing an appeal before the Fifth Appellate District of Illinois.
Ms. Ryniec is actively involved in litigation of matters in both state and federal court, frequently practicing in Cook County and its surrounding districts, as well as the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Ms. Ryniec is a graduate of the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana (B.A.) and The John Marshall Law School (J.D.).